Wednesday, October 31, 2007

New Website Online

The new Rigpa Shedra Website is online here. It includes a news blog, so from now on that will be the place to look for up-to-date news from the shedra team.

Friday, August 17, 2007

Sorting the Canon

Members of the shedra sorting through volumes of the Kangyur and Tengyur late one evening in the Lerab Ling temple.

Friday, May 04, 2007

Sogyal Rinpoche on Meditation

Sunday, April 15, 2007

The Rigpa Shedra East Video 2007

On 4th of April we finished the teachings on Khenpo Kunpal's commentary "The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech" on the Bodhicharyavatara. The entire teachings are now online as MP3s on This video shows how it is to be at the Shedra in Pharping / Nepal. Maybe you join us next year?

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Happy Losar from Rigpa Shedra East

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Snow in Pharping

For the benefit of those (fortunate) few who decided to take their losar break in Hawaii, Australia or India, here is a shot of Champadevi covered in snow, taken yesterday after snow had fallen throughout the valley--in some places for the first time in 62 years.

Thursday, February 08, 2007

The quest for the Vajrasattva thangka - part II

With support of the monks at Shechen and two combined ladders, Stefan managed to make close-up pictures of the beautiful thangka of Vajrasattva. Visit the Shechen Monastery entry of the Rigpawiki to download a higher resolution version of this thangka.